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M. Cecil Brownlee Bursary

By | February 27, 2018

In 1959, M. Cecil Brownlee established a trust fund for students of the Calgary Board of Education to encourage deserving students who might otherwise be discouraged by reason of financial need to pursue post-secondary education. Donor Endowed by the M. Cecil Brownlee Trust at the Calgary Foundation Where Tenable Calgary Board of Education Field of  Continue Reading »

Western Canada Music Camp/Tour Bursary

By | February 27, 2018

Donor Pay It Forward Fund Where Tenable Western Canada High School Available To Music students participating in Choir or Band Value $300 Number Up to two annually Description At the discretion of the Western Canada High principal, up to two bursaries of $300 each to offset the costs of a music camp or tour for  Continue Reading »

Terry Allen Leadership Award

By | February 23, 2018

Mr. Allen was the principal at Western Canada High School from 1990 until his retirement in June, 1994. Mr. Allen was actively involved in all aspects of school life, supporting most events with his enthusiastic participation as spectator and/or coach. This award is presented to a Grade 12 member of the Student Council who has  Continue Reading »

McKillop Student Awards

By | February 23, 2018

Originally established through a will bequest made by Archie McKillop in 1921 and continued by Barbara and Duncan McKillop, this student award fund recognizes the achievements of the “best academic student” completing grade 11 and entering their final year of high school who has demonstrated community and/or school volunteerism. The awards are available for students  Continue Reading »

Keith Yu Memorial Scholarship In Computer Studies

By | February 23, 2018

This award was established in memory of Keith Yu, graduate of Western Canada High School. The award was established to assist students pursuing post-secondary education in a program in computer studies Donor Kin and Eva Yu Where Tenable Western Canada High School Field of Study Computer studies Value $1,000 Number One Eligibility Open to students  Continue Reading »

Keith Yu Memorial Scholarship In Choral Music

By | February 23, 2018

This award was established in memory of Keith Yu, a graduate of Western Canada High School. The award was established to assist students pursuing post-secondary education in the field of choral music. Donor Kin and Eva Yu Where Tenable Western Canada High School Field of Study Choral Music Value $1,000 Number One Eligibility Open to  Continue Reading »

David E. Mitchell Award

By | February 23, 2018

This award was established by family and friends to honour David E. Mitchell, an alumnus of Western Canada High School, professional engineer, respected businessman, and a leader in the community. Mr. Mitchell believed Canadians shouldn’t have to go somewhere else before being recognized for their accomplishments. Donor Doris Mitchell Where Tenable Western Canada High School  Continue Reading »

Aaron, Harben Vocal Music Prize

By | February 23, 2018

The Aaron, Harben Vocal Music Prize fund was endowed to celebrate the long term relationship between the Aaron and Harben families on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Mr. Harben. Donor Aaron and Harben families Where Tenable Western Canada High School, Calgary Board of Education Value $450 Number One Eligibility Open to students completing grade  Continue Reading »

Aaron Family Scholarship

By | February 23, 2018

This award was established by the Aaron Family in appreciation of the education their children received at Western Canada High School. Donor Aaron Family Where Tenable Western Canada High School (WCHS) Field of Study Theatre or Technical Theatre Value $750 Number One Eligibility Open to students registered in grade 12 who are completing the requirements  Continue Reading »

The Western Canada Leader of Tomorrow Award

By | February 23, 2018

Achieving a balance between academics and extra-curricular activity can be a truly challenging task.  While pure academic scores are important, high school provides a student with the unique opportunity to explore a variety of activities spanning many disciplines.  The numerous clubs, arts programs, and sports teams at Western Canada High School are an important vehicle  Continue Reading »